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Bamburgh, 1917

Bamburgh, card posted 1917

Clarke (2009:61) observes that Bamburgh was the royal stronghold of the Northumbrian kings described by Bede as an urbs (walled town) and a civitas (city). Clarke typifies it as an example of the 'hillfort culture of highland Britain'.

Bamburgh castle from the beach

Bamburgh castle from the beach, card posted 1912

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